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Home Ownership Initiative Benefits More Than Two And A Half Thousand Households

Saturday, 22 February 2020, 12:39 pm | Fiji Government

21 February, 2020 Suva, Fiji – Since its inception in 2014, the Home Ownership Initiative has assisted more than 2,550 Fijian households to a tune of $22.7 million. First Home Purchase Grant and First Land Purchase Grant are supportive approaches ... More >>

Fiji PM on detention of NZ journalists

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 11:43 am | Fiji Government

This morning, I was informed that three journalists had been detained by the police for questioning. Upon learning of this situation, the Fijian Government immediately demanded their release. More >>

Fijian Government Statement on the Removal of Sanctions

Monday, 31 March 2014, 3:50 pm | Fiji Government

The Fijian Government is pleased with the decision of the Australian and New Zealand Governments to lift all existing sanctions against Fiji. More >>

Fiji: Western town centres to restrict access later today

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 5:28 pm | Fiji Government

Authorities in the Western Division will restrict access into town centres in the division from 6:00pm today to 6:00am tomorrow (Friday 31st January, 2014). More >>

Fiji: Members of Electoral Commission Announced

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 4:50 pm | Fiji Government

The members of the Electoral Commission that will supervise the 2014 general election have been announced. More >>

Prime Minister Briefed on Cyclone Evan Movement

Sunday, 16 December 2012, 10:31 pm | Fiji Government

Media Release: Prime Minister Briefed on Cyclone Evan Movement The head of government Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has instructed all heads of government agencies to ensure that all necessary services and facilities are available to the public ... More >>

Speech At The Commencement Of The National Stadium Project

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 12:02 pm | Fiji Government

Prime Minister of Fiji and Minister for Finance, Strategic Planning, National Development and Statistics, the Public Service, People’s Charter and Change and Progress, Information, iTaukei Affairs, Provincial Development, Sugar Industry and Lands and Mineral Resources More >>

Fiji Aligns National Airline Ownership Requirements

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 8:50 pm | Fiji Government

SUVA, 28 March 2012 – To ensure compliance with international law and bilateral requirements governing air service rights granted to national airlines that fly to other nations, the Republic of Fiji has updated its ownership and control criteria ... More >>

Bainimarama: On De-establishing Great Council of Chiefs

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 4:44 pm | Fiji Government

The President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau has approved decrees that formally de-establish the Great Council of the Chiefs an institution created by the British during colonialism, and one that in modern times has become politicized to the detriment of Fiji’s ... More >>

ACTU Destroys Credibility Ahead Of Fiji Visit

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 1:06 pm | Fiji Government

Fijian Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum released the following statement today: “The Australian Council of Trade Unions’ call to place Fiji on the blacklist of the Labor Party platform, alongside Zimbabwe and Burma, is absurd and a gross ... More >>

The New 2012 Fiji Tax Policy

Monday, 28 November 2011, 11:32 am | Fiji Government

Effective January 1, 2012, the Bainimarama Government will reduce or eliminate taxes for 99.4 percent of taxpayers • The top income tax marginal rate will be cut from 31 percent to an absolute ceiling of 20 percent • RESULT: The Bainimarama Government ... More >>

Russia confident on Fiji Russian Relations

Monday, 10 October 2011, 10:37 am | Fiji Government

Russia is confident in extending the bilateral ties currently shared with Fiji. In a diplomatic sent by the Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov to his counterpart in Fiji Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, the Russian Federation congratulated Fiji on the occasion ... More >>

Fijians in Christchurch are safe

Friday, 25 February 2011, 12:04 pm | Fiji Government

Fijians in Christchurch are safe says the Fiji High Commission in Wellington. And reports of loss of life reported by some media organisations are untrue and baseless. More >>

Only properties damaged, no life lost: Ratu Inoke

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 5:01 pm | Fiji Government

The Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation Ratu Inoke Kubuabola this evening received confirmation from the Fiji High Commission in Wellington that members of the Fijian Community living in Christchurch are safe following the earthquake ... More >>

Fiji PM Wants Nakorovou Water Issue Resolved

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:34 pm | Fiji Government

The Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has asked authorities to resolve the water issue at Nakorovou Village in Rewa. On hearing first hand the difficulties experienced by villages, which included water reticulation, Commodore Bainimarama ... More >>

Spectacular Night Planned on Youth Visit in Fiji

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 11:48 am | Fiji Government

A social night for youths on board the 23rd Ship of the World on Friday will be a spectacular showcase of cultural themes from youths of 13 countries around the world. This will be an opportunity of a lifetime to witness different cultures from countries ... More >>

Future for bamboo in Fiji bright

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 11:46 am | Fiji Government

Fourteen individuals graduated with certificates in bamboo crafting and furniture training at the forestry training centre today. The joint effort by the Integrated Human Resource Development Programme (IHRDP), Indonesian Embassy and the Forestry ... More >>

Team promotes Fiji in India

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 11:42 am | Fiji Government

The Attorney General and Minister for Tourism, Mr Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is heading a delegation that is promoting Fiji in India. Tourism Fiji chief executive officer Josefa Tuamoto said four major cities in India were engaged and learning about white ... More >>

Decentralisation of Fiji health services

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 11:41 am | Fiji Government

ALL six health centers in the Central Division are extending their opening hours in a move to decentralise the general outpatient department services at Colonial War Memorial Hospital from today. These are Lami, Samabula, Valelevu, Raiwaqa, Nuffield ... More >>

Fiji PM opens refurbished Ratu Sukuna Ward

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 9:50 am | Fiji Government

Prime Minister Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama opened the refurbished Ratu Sukuna Ward at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital this morning. The refurbishment programme, which began last year, is a joint partnership between the Fijian Government and the ... More >>





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